We take a look at some theories about the causes of obesity.
28 Sep 2012 |
The latest science suggests there's more to the recent obesity epidemic than too much food and too little exercise.
Food portion sizes are increasing, and so are our waistlines. We investigate the connection.
12 Sep 2012 |
Supersizing – and increasing portion sizes in general – is a serious issue that needs to be addressed.
We investigate diet programs and uncover confusing advice as well as aggressive sales tactics.
6 Mar 2012 |
We put diet programs from Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Cohen's Lifestyle Clinic, and Weight Control Doctor under the microscope.
Weight-loss spray still on the market while consumer champ Dr Ken Harvey battles in court.
21 Jun 2011 |
A behind-the-scenes look at the defamation lawsuit by SensaSlim against consumer-health advocate Dr Ken Harvey reveals a deep flaw in TGA regulations.
Can slimming be as easy as popping a pill?
2 May 2011 |
We look at the so-called "active ingredients" in weight loss pills to see if they live up to their claims.
Is your “miracle” weight-loss strategy actually expanding your waistline?
20 Jan 2011 |
CHOICE looks at problematic myths and misconceptions, as identified by our in-house experts and a survey of professionals.
Be proactive about your New Year's fitness resolution with this round-up of tips and recommended products.
20 Jan 2011 |
We've put together the CHOICE summer guide to help you get the best start to 2011.
A huge US survey by our sister organisation reveals six diet and exercise secrets of the slim.
22 Jun 2010 |
Are there key eating and exercise strategies that are trademarks of the slim? Learn the secrets of those who never get fat.
As a last resort, it can be an effective way to drop the life-threatening kilos.
19 Jan 2010 |
Gastric banding is promoted as a safe, easy and effective way for obese people to lose weight. CHOICE investigates the claims.
Body fat scales can be a better indicator of overall health than their conventional cousins. CHOICE weighs up the options.
10 Dec 2009 |
We tested 12 bathroom scales that measure body fat percentage as well as weight. But can they make you appear healthier than you really are?